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JUNE 7, 2009: CANADIAN IRON 1965 Meteor-The car that came in from the cold

  Mike is in his mid-20s so naturally he’s not a poster boy for ownership of a pretty basic 40-year-old 4-door sedan.   That’s the beauty of this world-clichés...

June 7, 2009 View more...
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MAY 10, 2009: The Barracuda First Family – A New England Presidential Legacy

  We’ve never heard of anybody with a stronger Plymouth Barracuda family pedigree than Roger Kizer.       ‘Roger’s dad drove a 66 Cuda, later it was Roger’s...

May 10, 2009 View more...
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MAY 6, 2009: ’63 RUM RUNNER 427 FORD- THE “REVENUERS” WORST ENEMY

  We are reprinting this article about a very rare “Rum Runner” 1963 Ford Galaxie in its entirety.   Many many thanks to The Ford Galaxie Club of America...

May 6, 2009 View more...
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APRIL 30, 2009 (MAY 2009) 1978 VOLVO 242 GT- THE “CAREER CAR”

    Ed Graff was a rookie teacher when he traded a full-sized custom van in for a 1978 Volvo 242 GT back in 1983.     ‘Sure that...

April 30, 2009 View more...
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APRIL 30, 2009 MY STAR REVISITED MAY 2009-1947 Hudson,1947 Chevrolet-Got them to the church on time

  There were two unusual wedding guests when Mark and Charlene Watson were married in July 1995.   The guests in question were a 1947 Hudson and a 1947...

April 30, 2009 View more...
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APRIL 30, 2009: 1968 MG MIDGET- DREAM CAR 30 YEARS AFTER SIS DROVE IT HOME FOR KID BROTHER

Kelly Blair saw his 1st MG Midget in person when he was 10 years old. His sister’s boyfriend’s brother brought one out to the family farm. That encounter marked...

April 30, 2009 View more...
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APRIL 30, 2009 (MAY 2009): A 1948 ANGLIA SAVED FROM A FAST POST-RETIREMENT LIFESTYLE

  This little British subject landed in the colonies back in 1948 where it served as transportation for security at a power plant.   Apparently the security work didn’t...

April 30, 2009 View more...
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APRIL 30, 2009 (MAY 2009) REVISITED-A 1978 TRANS AM -THE BANDIT ON STEROIDS

  The 78 Pontiac Trans Am was a signature car for the Smokey and the Bandit movies.   Burt Reynolds tormented Jackie Gleason in a black TA-that was the...

April 30, 2009 View more...
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APRIL 30, 2009-MSCC REVISITED:1954 CHEVY-The Dinah Shore way to “see the USA”

  Dinah Shore loved a good road trip in the fifties becausee she wanted millions of people to “see the USA in a Chevrolet”.   ‘Millions of people followed...

April 30, 2009 View more...
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APRIL 30, 2009: MY STAR REVISITED MAY 2009 “WALL FLOWER POWER-67 Rambler American

    1967 was the Summer of Love and it was also the year that Larry Chappele fell in love with his 1967 Rambler American.     ‘Larry followed...

April 30, 2009 View more...

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APRIL 27, 2015: THE FIRST CAR SHOW OF THE 2015 SEASON AND IT WAS A DANDY

  We live in what is lovingly referred to as a sub-arctic climate.   Maybe we cannot see Santa’s neighborhood from our front porches, but it is a short,...

April 27, 2015 View more...
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APRIL 12, 2014 (MAY 2014) ’55 CHEVY CAMEO: NEVER LET GO OF A FAMILY LEGACY

  Chevy Cameos are apex vehicles in the world of old iron and the prices reflect that every time one shows up on an auction docket.   Cameos are...

April 12, 2014 View more...
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APRIL 29, 2013 (MAY 2013) 1970 HEMICUDA-MOPAR NOSTAGLIA-21ST CENTURY STYLE

  Most car guys have a dream ride and one of the top vote getters is the ’70 Hemi Cuda.   That particular car will remain a dream for...

April 29, 2013 View more...
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APRIL 12, 2011; HOW TO SURVIVE A COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION WITHOUT FOLDING YOUR HAND

  One of the most famous sources for collector vehicles is the auction.   The Barrett Jackson franchise is an important component of Speed TV as a major event...

April 12, 2011 View more...

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JULY 2018 ROAD WARRIORS—THIS IS WHY SUMMER IS ACTUALLY A COOL SEASON

  Winter is the enemy of classic iron but summer is its best friend.   That’s why you’ll see cars like this shoebox Ford in the summer months because...

July 13, 2018 View more...
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MSCC MARKET REPORT 2018

  MSCC MARKET REPORT 2018   Welcome to the MyStarCollectorCar Market Report.   This will be a regional look at prices for collector vehicles based on actual sales so...

August 3, 2017 View more...
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These are all great businesses and they support MyStarCollector Car through their advertising  so we can continue to bring you our  insight into the old car hobby 365 days...

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AUGUST 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

    JULY 30-AUG 5: RED DEER, AB Rock’n Red Deer Alberta Super Run       AUG 2: RED DEER, AB Thursday Cruise Night Weekly Show and Shine...

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AUGUST 17 MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR FEATURE FRIDAY: RAMBLER IS NOT A FOUR LETTER WORD

  Many of us from a bygone era can easily recall a time when a car manufactured by the little company with big ideas (American Motors) was known as a Rambler.     Eventually the people who bought vehicles from AMC were not exactly happy when their cars were called “Ramblers” because they were actually See More

ST ALBERT’S ROCK’N AUGUST: THE RAIN, THE PARK, AND A BRADY BUNCH CAR-PLUS A MOPAR FEST

  MyStarCollectorCar was on the road to St Albert, Alberta this past weekend for their annual Rock’n August car show held on the grass in their famous park system.   We were also able to attend the annual Central Alberta Mopar Association show held in Red Deer, Alberta on the same day because the two See More

WHAT A DAY FOR A CAR KID DAYDREAM: A BLAST FROM THE PAST

  I was already a car guy before I even learned the alphabet and my automotive obsession grew larger after I was able to follow the racing careers of the King (Richard Petty) and (Big Daddy) Don Garlits via my school library’s limited selection of car magazines.   The life of a 1960s-era elementary school See More

STANDING IN THE SHADOW OF AUTOMOTIVE GIANTS: THE PONTIAC FIREBIRD AND MERCURY COUGAR

  Mercury and Pontiac share a common bond in automotive history: both introduced pony cars in the 1960s that were Miss Congeniality cars by comparison to their Miss Universe stable mates (Chevy’s Camaro and Ford’s Mustang).   Mercury and Pontiac cultivated a reputation in the slightly-above-average-luxury car market and offered base models that were a See More

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MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR AUGUST 2018 ROAD WARRIORS—15 MINUTES OF FAME IN TRAFFIC

  Everyone wants their 15 minutes of fame in today’s world so you’ll see endless numbers of online videos and they all have one goal—it’s a look at me...

August 17, 2018 View more...
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IS THE MANUAL TRANSMISSION POISED TO MAKE A COMEBACK? THE HAGERTY DRIVING EXPERIENCE SURE HOPES SO

  The manual transmission is a mystery to many younger drivers.   There are many reasons for this but the biggest reason is technology.       We’re on the brink...

July 23, 2018 View more...
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11th Annual EG Auction Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018

11th Annual Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018 COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – CLASSIC CAR AUCTION The 11th Annual Fall Finale Classic Car Auction September 7th...

May 31, 2018 View more...
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A HARDCORE CAR GUY IN THE INSURANCE GAME—A LOOK AT STUART GREEN FROM LEGEND’S COLLECTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE

  Stuart Green has been a car guy for as long as he can remember.   Stuart and his brother built award winning model cars (two were award winners)...

May 28, 2018 View more...

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JULY 28, 2018 MICHENER ALLEN COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION SHOWCASES THIS ’69 CHARGER RT TRIBUTE

            ’69 Charger RT Tribute–click here for all the details.   FUNDER WHEELS FORMULA 1 GO CART     *Here’s the incredible history behind...

June 25, 2018
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SAINT ALBERT ROCK’N AUGUST—THE BIG SHOW RETURNS AUGUST 7-11

  Rock’n August is one of Western Canada’s biggest annual car shows.   The whole community gets behind this week-long event because this is a showcase for the best...

December 16, 2017
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JULY 28, 2018 19th ANNUAL MICHENER ALLEN CLASSIC AND COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION

FEATURE CAR—THIS MONSTER ’69 CHARGER       The 2nd Generation Chargers are widely seen as one of the most iconic muscle cars ever built. They looked fast from...

June 19, 2017
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11th Annual EG AUCTION Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018

11th Annual EG AUCTION Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018   COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – CLASSIC CAR AUCTION The 11th Annual Fall Finale Classic Car...

April 21, 2017

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